Barbara Walters' daughter out of control during DUI arrest


The daughter of Barbara Walters, Jacqueline Walters Danforth, was arrested May 19 for driving under the influence.

A police report obtained by TMZ says that Danforth, 44, had a blood alcohol level at more than twice the legal limit with a .218 on the breathalyzer.


Danforth and a male passenger were both intoxicated when they got pulled over for driving without headlights at 1:24 a.m. But when police put her passenger, potentially her boyfriend, in handcuffs, Danforth got violent.

While the cop was cuffing him, she began shouting and grabbed one of the officers.

The arresting officer had to put Danforth on the ground to subdue her because he "was afraid that [Danforth] may run into traffic on the highway," he wrote in the report.

Danforth has been on several shows with her mother to talk about her tough teenage years, during which she confessed to substance abuse. She also made a vow to stay clean and out of trouble.

For some time, she ran a wilderness program for troubled girls. The program closed in 2008.

Danforth was released on $1,000 bail.

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